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Image for The Photographic Album [CDV / Cartes de Visite Photo Album]

The Photographic Album [CDV / Cartes de Visite Photo Album]

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: 1880

Seller ID: 2158807


No date, circa 1880. Most of clasp and portions of two insets missing, wear to corners with minor loss, minor damage to edges of a few pages as if photos once stored were taken out with less care than necessary. Empty album designed for storing CDVs. A very decorative example, with embossed green leather boards, gilt titles & decorations, insets designed to evoke pearls set in brass, brass clasp, stamped floral design in wooden fore-edge. Blank index page indicates space... View more info

Image for Souvenir of Niagara Falls [Photographic Viewbook]

Souvenir of Niagara Falls [Photographic Viewbook]

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: S.N.: 1870

Seller ID: 2203189


Rear boards lightly stained and wrinkled, several pages split at fold and reattached at binding, 1 inch damaged area to top corner of two pages. 1870 Hard Cover. Accordion-fold viewbook including 25 black-and-white photogravure illustrations of Niagara Falls from various viewpoints. Includes an image of a tight rope walker crossing the falls with the Maid of the Mist in the background, another of Signorina Spelterina tight rope walking, several of the railway suspension ... View more info

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Late 19th Century Photo Album

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 2260190


Hardcover with clasp. Front hinge split, boards lightly rubbed, three black-and-white images laid in. Unpaginated. Late 19th Century photo album. Hardcover with clasp. View more info

Image for Chicago Album [Photographic Viewbook]

Chicago Album [Photographic Viewbook]

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Leighton & Frey Souvenir View Co.: 1896

Seller ID: 2266644


Pages loose from binding, one page loose from remainder of photos, chip from top corner of one page with minimal loss from one image, a few smudges on front board. 1896 Hard Cover. An accordion style viewbook of late 19th century Chicago, including a two-panel panorama and World's Fair views. View more info

Image for A Condensed History of the 143d Regiment New York Volunteer Infantry, of the Civil War 1861-1865. Together with a Register or Roster of All the Members of the Regiment, and the War Record of Each Member, as Recorded in the Adjutant-General's Office, at Albany, N.Y. [143rd]

A Condensed History of the 143d Regiment New York Volunteer Infantry, of the Civil War 1861-1865. Together with a Register or Roster of All the Members of the Regiment, and the War Record of Each Member, as Recorded in the Adjutant-General's Office, at Albany, N.Y. [143rd]

By: A Committee of the 143d Regiment Association

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Newburgh Journal Printing House and Book-Bindery: 1909

Seller ID: 2067971


Binding a bit shaken, ink name, address, & date on front flyleaf, note about previous owner affixed to front endpaper explains his relation to a Civil War veteran, additional photograph tipped in following dedication page with labels related to same veteran added, tear to one photograph. 1909 Hard Cover. 239 pp. 8vo. Purple blind-stamped cloth, gilt titles. Includes two black & white photographs of groups of soldiers, and several individual photographs of officers. View more info

Image for Edward Curtis: The Master Prints

Edward Curtis: The Master Prints

By: Curtis, Edward; Monroe, Dan L. (Foreword); Worswick, Clark; Haukaas, Thomas (Afterword)

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Arena Editions: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1893331


First edition. Minimal loss of gilt from titles, otherwise an exceptional copy. 2001 Large Hardcover. 191 pp. Original beige cloth, gilt titles, photographic plate mounted on front board. Edward S. Curtis was the greatest photographer of Native Americans that this country has ever produced. Curtis photographed more than eighty Native American tribes at what for many was the penultimate moment of their existence in a period spanning more than three decades. Seen in Curtis... View more info

Image for Our Islands and Their People as Seen with Camera and Pencil, in Two Volumes: Embracing Perfect Photographic and Descriptive Representations of the People and the Islands Lately Acquired from Spain, including Hawaii and the Philippines; Also Their Customs and General Appearance, with Many Hundred Views of Landscapes, Rivers, Valleys, Hills and Mountains, So Complete as to Practically Transfer the Islands and Their People to the Pictured Page

Our Islands and Their People as Seen with Camera and Pencil, in Two Volumes: Embracing Perfect Photographic and Descriptive Representations of the People and the Islands Lately Acquired from Spain, including Hawaii and the Philippines; Also Their Customs and General Appearance, with Many Hundred Views of Landscapes, Rivers, Valleys, Hills and Mountains, So Complete as to Practically Transfer the Islands and Their People to the Pictured Page

By: De Olivares, Jose; Wheeler, Joseph (Introduction); Bryan, William S.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: N.D. Thompson Publishing Co.: 1899

Seller ID: 2204642


Front hinge of both volumes loose, boards rubbed. 1899 Large Hardcover. 784 pp. 15 5/8 x 11 3/4. Two volume hardcover set. Original green cloth, gilt titles, marbled page ridges, decorative endpapers. Numerous photographs & drawings. A beautiful set for any history or geography collection. Full Title: Our Islands and Their People As Seen With Camera and Pencil; Embracing Perfect Photographic and Descriptive Representations of the People and the Islands Lately Acquired Fr... View more info

Image for Scenes from Every Land. Over Five Hundred Photographic Views, Embracing the Most Beautiful and Famous Palaces, Cathedrals, Churches, Monuments, and Statues of the Old World; Feudal Castles, Heathen Temples, and the Classic Ruins of Italy, Egypt, Sinai and the Holy Land, together with the Masterpieces of Sculpture and Painting in the Art Galleries of Europe. A Photographic Panorama of the World, Giving Exquisite Views of Mountain, Lake, River, Forest and Ocean Scenery in every country; Instantaneous Photographs of Street Scenes in the Great Cities, and Objects of Natural Curiosity, Artistic Beauty and Sublimity everywhere. Designed to take the place of an Extended Tour of the World.

Scenes from Every Land. Over Five Hundred Photographic Views, Embracing the Most Beautiful and Famous Palaces, Cathedrals, Churches, Monuments, and Statues of the Old World; Feudal Castles, Heathen Temples, and the Classic Ruins of Italy, Egypt, Sinai and the Holy Land, together with the Masterpieces of Sculpture and Painting in the Art Galleries of Europe. A Photographic Panorama of the World, Giving Exquisite Views of Mountain, Lake, River, Forest and Ocean Scenery in every country; Instantaneous Photographs of Street Scenes in the Great Cities, and Objects of Natural Curiosity, Artistic Beauty and Sublimity everywhere. Designed to take the place of an Extended Tour of the World.

By: Hale, Edward Everett; Mabie, Hamilton W.; Gladden, Washington; Conover, Charlotte Reeve; Payne, C.H.; Conwell, Russell; Breckinridge, Wm. C.P.; Scovel, S.F.; Watterson, Henry; Whitsitt, William Heth; Stuckenburg, J.H.W.; Reeve, Mary Sherborn; Knox, Thoma

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Mast, Crowell & Kirkpatrick / Bryan, Taylor & Co.: 1893

Seller ID: 2265804


Hinges weakening, free endpapers lightly creased. 1893 Large Hardcover. xx, 400, [2] pp. Oblong. 11 1/8 x 14 1/2. A profusely illustrated tour of the world, featuring numerous black-and-white photographs, with descriptions of scenes by various writers, and an introduction by Lew Wallace. The majority of the text and images are dedicated to European countries, but the Middle East, Asia and Southeast Asia, Australia, New Zealand, and the Americas are also included, with sp... View more info

Image for Mathew Brady: Historian With a Camera

Mathew Brady: Historian With a Camera

By: Horan, James D.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers: 1955

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2263599


Reissue. Tape remnant on front jacket panel, a few tape remnants on jacket reverse. 1955 Large Hardcover. 244 pp. 12 x 9. Numerous photos. Mathew B. Brady (May 18, 1822 – January 15, 1896) was one of the most celebrated 19th century American photographers, best known for his portraits of celebrities and the documentation of the American Civil War. He is credited with being the father of photojournalism. View more info

Image for War: The Camera's Battlefield View of Man's Most Terrible Adventure, from the First Photographer in the Crimea to Vietnam

War: The Camera's Battlefield View of Man's Most Terrible Adventure, from the First Photographer in the Crimea to Vietnam

By: Leventhal, Albert R.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Ridge Press / Playboy Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1775886


First edition. Includes original jacket. Lightly rubbed & toned. 1973 Large Hardcover. 252 pp. A complete history of military photojournalism, with hundreds of photographs depicting 14 wars from 1854-1973. View more info

Image for Pioneers of Photography: Their Achievements in Science and Technology

Pioneers of Photography: Their Achievements in Science and Technology

By: Ostroff, Eugene

Price: $75.00

Publisher: SPSE - The Society for Imaging Science and Technology: 1987

Seller ID: 2262769


Corners very lightly pushed. 1987 Large Hardcover. 285 pp. A collection of proceedings and papers prepared for the First International Congress: Pioneers of Photographic Science and Technology held June 22-25, 1986, at the International Museum of Photography, George Eastman House, Rochester, N.Y. In this unique collection of authoritative essays by leading photographic historians, scientists and inventors, Pioneers of Photography tracks the evolution of the medium throug... View more info

Image for The Art and Practice of Silver Printing

The Art and Practice of Silver Printing

By: Robinson, H.P.; Capt. Abney

Price: $100.00

Publisher: E. and H.T. Anthony: 1881

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2262842


First edition. Lacks title/copyright page, a few pages repaired at binding, corners rubbed. 1881 Hard Cover. 128 pp. 29 pages of advertisements for various photographic equipment follow text. An early work on the silver gelatin process in photography, published just ten years after it was invented by Richard Leach Maddox. Illustrations in text. Contents include: Preliminary Experiments; Preparation of Albumenized Paper; The Sensitizing Bath; How to Keep the Sensitizing B... View more info